Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at [email protected]. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Electronic medical record–based referrals to community nutritional assistance for food-insecure patients

K. Hager, A. De Kesel Lofthus, B. Balan, D. Cutts
Ann Fam Med

Food insecurity, defined as the lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life, has consistently been associated with poor health outcomes and higher health care costs.1 To address this issue, a food resource referral was integrated into Hennepin County Medical...

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

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Innovative policy supports for integrated health and social care programs in high-income countries

Health Affairs

As high-income countries face the challenge of providing better and more efficient integrated health and social care to high-needs and high-cost populations, they may require innovative policy supports at both the national and local levels.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Innovative integrated health and social care programs in eleven high-income countries

O. Bhattacharyya, J. Shaw, S. Sinha, D. Gordon, S. Shahid, W.P. Wodchis, G. Anderson
Health Affairs

High-income countries face the challenge of providing effective and efficient care to the relatively small proportion of their populations with high health and social care needs.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Assessing the capacity of local social services agencies to respond to referrals from health care providers

M. Kreuter, R. Garg, T. Thompson, A. McQueen, I. Javed, B. Golla, C. Caburnay, R. Greer
Health Affairs

Health care providers are increasingly screening low-income patients for social needs and making referrals to social services agencies to assist in resolving them. A major assumption of this approach is that local social services providers have the capacity and resources to help.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Integrating data to advance research, operations, and client-centered services in California

E. Putnam-Hornstein, M. Ghaly, M. Wilkening
Health Affairs

The value of using administrative records for operational and evaluation purposes has been well established in health and human services.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Buying health for North Carolinians: Addressing nonmedical drivers of health at scale

Z. Wortman, E.C. Tilson, M.K. Cohen
Health Affairs

Since 2017 the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has asked how its resources could be optimized to buy health, not only health care.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Integrating health and human services in California’s Whole Person Care Medicaid 1115 waiver demonstration

E. Chuang, N. Pourat, L.A. Haley, B. O'Masta, E. Albertson, C. Lu
Health Affairs

Policy makers are increasingly investing in programs focused on identifying and addressing the nonmedical needs of high-utilizing Medicaid beneficiaries, yet little is known about these programs’ implementation.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

The development of health and housing consortia in New York City

A.L. Freeman, B. Mohan, H. Lustgarten, D. Sekulic, L. Shepard, M. Fogarty, S.A. Kaplan, K.M. Doran
Health Affairs

Health and housing consortia in New York City offer a model for bridging the divide between the health care and housing sectors. While staff in these sectors often recognize the need to better integrate their services, there are few models for doing so.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Embedding social workers in veterans health administration primary care teams reduces emergency department visits

P.Y. Cornell, C.W. Halladay, J. Ader, J. Halaszynski, M. Hogue, C.E. McClain, J.W. Silva, L.D. Taylor, J.L. Rudolph
Health Affairs

While an emerging body of evidence suggests that medical homes may yield more benefits than traditional care models do, the role of social workers within medical homes has yet to be evaluated separately.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Project nurture integrates care and services to improve outcomes for opioid-dependent mothers and their children.

K. John McConnell, M.R. Kaufman, J.I. Gruditz, H. Bellanca, A. Risser, M.I. Rodriguez, S. Renfro
Health Affairs

Children born to women with substance use disorders are at high risk for early foster care placement, which is associated with long-term adverse outcomes for children and places additional pressure on state budgets.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group
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